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About geekgirlgoddess

Freelance writer/editor/artist. On this blog I talk about writing and art. I'm not selling anything, buying anything, and I'm not interested in hooking up, I'm just sharing what I've learned.

Pokemon Go Safety Fail

So I play Pokemon Go. I love walking around and participating in random discussions while finding little pixel critters to collect. It makes me happy. Unfortunately it has also made me lax in my ‘female safety routine.’ You know the … Continue reading

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Cover Art: Writing Wednesday

I love art. The above painting is one I purchased from one of my favorite artists that I knew while in college, Stephen Wysocki. (He is a working artist you can connect with on FB.) I’m showing it to you … Continue reading

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Gen Con Update

So I went to Gen Con even though I was feeling depressed,¬†anti-social, and vulnerable. It was crazy, it was fun, it was productive, I caught about 500 Pokemon. I’m glad I went and not just because of the hunting. I’m … Continue reading

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Hatred is a Mental Illness

Hatred is a Mental Illness I read an opinion that we as a society cannot say that all acts of terrorism and violence are a result of mental illness, that to do so makes real mental illness invalid. I can’t … Continue reading

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Shedding My Skin

Every so often, perhaps every 7-10 years, I shed my past and move forward with a new persona. I call this shedding my skin. I’ll play with a few ideas before it happens, measure my level of dissatisfaction and discomfort, … Continue reading

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Drama For Drama’s Sake

We all know them. The people who become drama queens and kings because they want things their way or the highway. They make up lies, create unrealistic standards, and generally make you hate every moment you spend in their shadow. … Continue reading

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Skin Color

One of the hardest things about describing a character is the color of skin. We rely on some curious similes that generally relate to food. Peaches,¬†cream, mocha, olive… to name a few. Some descriptions bear a great deal of baggage … Continue reading

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